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JAAWS Editorial Board

About the Editorial Board

The Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science is the leading peer-reviewed journal on the science of animal welfare for veterinarians, scientists and public policy makers. Our editorial board is composed of some the leading scientists in the field of animal welfare.



Kenneth J. Shapiro, Animals & Society Institute

Emily Weiss, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


Stephen L. Zawistowski, The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals


Ann Casper


Suzanne Millman, Farm; Iowa State University

Christina Winnicker; Laboratory, Columbia University

Cynthia Bennett, Zoo/Wildlife; Independent Scholar

Sandy Wilson, Zoo/Wildlife; Sedgwick County Zoo, Kansas

Miranda Spindel, Companion; Colorado State University

Janet Martin, Companion; University of Georgia


Emily G. Patterson-Kane; American Veterinary Medical Association

Stephen L. Zawistowski; The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Editorial Board

Gordon M. Burghardt, University of Tennessee

Kathy Carlstead, Honolulu Zoo Society

Michael Cockram, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada

Laura Dixon, Scotland’s Rural College, United Kingdom

Seana Dowling-Guyer, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine

James Ha, University of Washington

Don Lay, USDA-ARS/Purdue University

Yuzhi Li, University of Minnesota

Amy Marder , Pet Behavior Solutions

Sue Margulis, Canisius College

Gary Patronek, Independent scholar, Massachusetts

Alexandra Protopopova, University of Florida

Helena Rocklinsberg, Uppsala University Sweden

David Shepherdson, Oregon Zoo

Martin Stephens, Johns Hopkins University

Stephanie Torrey, University of Guelph, Canada

Augusto Vitale, Istituto Superiore di SanitA, Italy

Jennifer Vonk, Oakland University

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